Tabletop Composting Machines Don’t Compost
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Tabletop Composting Machines Don’t Compost

In recent years, small electric “composting” machines marketed for home use have grown in popularity. These devices promise to quickly transform food scraps, yard waste, and other compostable materials into usable compost right on your countertop. However, sustainability advocates point out that the end product of these machines is not true compost. Composting is the…

Human Composting – The Future of the Funeral Industry?
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Human Composting – The Future of the Funeral Industry?

We are all mortal. When we leave this world, what happens with our remains can make a difference. According to Jim Spiewak of KUTV, Salt Lake City, Senate Bill 102, has been introduced in Utah proposing natural organic reduction, also known as human composting, as an alternative to traditional burial methods. The bill, sponsored by…

Case Studies in Community Composting
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Case Studies in Community Composting

Join us for a deep dive into community composting! Hear firsthand from eco-heroes Dan Brown and Marvin Hayes as they share their innovative strategies in our “Case Studies in Community Composting” virtual meeting on January 2024 at 10 am Pacific. Don’t miss out on the insights that are shaping the future of organics diversion and…

Alchemy on the Plains…

Alchemy on the Plains…

Cascading benefits from a Homegrown Food Waste Composting System Join Stan Slaughter from Missouri Organics as he talks about his experience remanaging organics out of landfills on a regional scale. Learn how you can apply similar methods to your own town or region while taking advantage of funding from the bipartisan infrastructure act to make…

Fifty by Thirty – EPA Landfill Diversion Goal Set!
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Fifty by Thirty – EPA Landfill Diversion Goal Set!

There are cities and towns that separately already have landfill diversion above 50%. However, most municipalities in the United States have not yet met this diversion goal. The easiest way to meet this goal for most municipalities? Divert all compostable organics out of the landfill. Why? Because organics comprise about half of what goes into…

AGROMIN: HSP #2CDFA Announces Grant Funding Available for Healthy Soils Program Under New Pilot Program

AGROMIN: HSP #2CDFA Announces Grant Funding Available for Healthy Soils Program Under New Pilot Program

The CDFA’s Healthy Soils Program will make available about $29 million in block grant funding under a new pilot program. According to the CDFA, organizations may apply for state funding and then distribute the funds to eligible farmers, ranchers or agricultural operations for on-farm projects to help implement conservation management practices that improve soil health,…

Rick Anthony – Moderating CiIT
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Rick Anthony – Moderating CiIT

Rick Moderated the Composting is Infrastructure Too webinar. Richard Anthony, Vice President, Zero Waste USA, President, Zero Waste International Alliance (ZWIA) and Principal, Zero Waste Associates, San Diego CA Rick is also a volunteer board member of the National Zero Waste Conference who began his career in Public Administration in 1971 as a manager of…

CiIT Agenda – July 19, 2022
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CiIT Agenda – July 19, 2022

All times posted are Pacific time. 2:00PM – Rick Anthony – Moderator  Welcome – Housekeeping Organizing for Getting Composting Facilities Funded and Government procurement of compost products for all infrastructure projects and government lands. 2:10PM – Craig Coker  Composting Site Selection- what is it, how to site it 2:25PM – Anthony Myint  Zero Foodprint –…